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nouri al-maliki said the demonstrations were not acceptable. the government of china imposed tighter controls on internet usage today. now, china's 500 million web users will have to provide their real names when they register for internet service. and providers must delete any web content deemed illegal, and report it to authorities. leading writers and bloggers insisted it's a new way for china's communist leaders to censor their critics. >> ( translated ): since the internet came into china, the chinese government has been repeatedly imposing restrictive measures, such as shielding, blocking and banning. it has even spent billions of dollars to build a firewall against overseas sites. they just don't want to see any freedom of speech which is provided by the constitution because it will hurt their vested interest. >> holman: the new curbs come in the wake of a series of online discussions that have helped expose corruption scandals. russian president vladimir putin signed a bill into law today banning americans from adopting russian children. the move terminated more than 50 adopt
one high school. only two groups they met was on visit to china in april. >> we are very excited about the opportunity. challenge is the limited rehearsal time we have. that is what we're here doing. >> the two bands have been practicing in their home country for more than a year and while language is a barrier, music is the common denominator. she shared her thoughts through an interpreter. >> she is glad we can practice together and make friends. >> together the musicians call them the east meets west fusion band. >> fish to harmon nice recognizing music they must negotiate steps for a turn on the parade routed. >> i've never heard of any kind of turn. i usually see 90. >> they are all expected as the teenagers perform with a performance of a lifetime. >> we will see two cultures together with a boom and boom. >> if you tune in on new year's day, san jose valley christian will be wearing blue uniforms. chinese will be dressed in red and together the music will make history. >> katie: i can watch them and rest of the parade new year's morning beginning at 8:00 right here on abc7. and
.s. customs this week. federal officers seized nearly 36,000 rubber ducks. they were made in china. they are worth more than $18,000. the ducks, which are decorated for the holidays contain high levels of a chemical that may be unsafe for children. >>> and finally, the story about one mother who just couldn't quite make it to the hospital delivery room. bianna's paying close attention here. mercy medical center in cedar rapids, iowa, show a woman giving birth in the e.r. parking lot. that's sped up, by the way. the little girl was born in the front seat of the minivan. welcome to the world. back to you, dan. >> very cute. >> thank you, ron. >>> also this morning, lawyers on both sides of one of the most emotional issues in american life are getting ready for battle. that is because the supreme court just announced that it will tackle gay marriage. "nightline" anchor terry moran covers the court for abc news. terry, good morning to you. i wish you could clarify for us what's at stake here. is it possible, i think a lot of people are wondering, that the supreme court could legalize g
they had a best rollout over for an iphone in china and this is the first time that apple has given numbers for the iphones. >>> cisco has hired barkley's bank to sell its home router unit, according to bloomberg. cisco acquired the business for $500 billion. it's likely to sell for less. it plans to focus on software and technology businesses. >>> remember the 13-year-old girl? we told you about her last week. she wants the hasbro toy company to make an e.z. bank oven that's gender- friendly. she will meet with executives. she discovered that the oven comes only in purple and pink. that's when she went to buy one for her 4-year-old brother who likes to bake. she started a petition on change.org. now she's got 44,000 signatures an famous chefs supportinger -- and famous chefs supporting her. >>> grape growers need to replant a lot of their vineyards this year. the best grapes are actually european but that makes them susceptible to local pests and diseases. now, to prevent that, the growers wrap the ewe plans on to routes of northern plants. right now the nurseries can't meet the demand for
is at now? >> where is? >> we don't know. he's somewhere. he's moving very fast. he was in china a few hours ago. norad has partnered with the mapping service to show the stops around the world. >> and misspoke earlier. i said yahoo was the finance company of the year. it is actually yahoo voted the gap as the top finance company of the years. >>> let's check in with tara. >> that's right. in free -- fremont. this is at a housing development at mallory and peralta. it happened last night at 7:00. this tree landed on top of worse cars. crews have removed -- two cars. crews removed most of it. but it is taking extra time. if you have storm photos, tweet them to us at ktvu. at the bay bridge toll plaza, no traffic at all. it will probably look like this tomorrow. but the day after christmas not likely because of all of the sales. so be prepared. 280 at the 880 split, no delays. >>> we're try today. we'll be et -- we're dry today. we'll be wet tomorrow. we continue to watch minor flooding at the russian river. moderate take at guerneville. cresting a little bit. there's your extended forecast, w
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